Visual Arts

Artists Seen: Bob Collignon

by / Jan. 18, 2017 12am EST

Bob Collignon is a photographer based in Buffalo. He received a BFA in 1978 from UB and worked as curator and assistant director at CEPA from 1980 to 1985. In 1984 he co-founded the commercial firm Collignon/Jarosz Photography with fellow photographer Dave Jarosz. The award-winning studio has been in operation ever since, with a number of major regional and national clients. Collignon has also exhibited solo work in galleries and museums, including the permanent collections of the Burchfield Penney and the Albright-Knox. His exhibition “ToyBox: Autos, Aliens, Presidents, Robots and Other Contrived Fictional Fictions” is on view at Café 59 through February. He is married to artist Linda Collignon and collaborates with writer Carl Thiel on an internet radio show, “Focus … It’s Over-rated.” For more information, or

Artists Seen: Photographs of Artists in the 21st Century is an ongoing project by photographer David Moog in partnership with the Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State. Moog has set out to make portraits of every self-identified working artist and arts professional in Western New York. To be included in the project, call David Moog directly at 716-472-6721 or contact the center at 716-878-4131. Artists working in all media are welcome; visit for more information.